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4.1-magnitude quake jolts parts of Bicol

/ 09:00 AM May 05, 2015

Bicol Quake

LEGAZPI CITY–A 4.1-magnitude earthquake jolted parts of Bicol region on Tuesday morning, a state seismologist said.

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Renato Solidum of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the quake felt at 5:50 a.m. was tectonic in origin.  It had a depth of 20 kilometers south, 13 degrees east of Virac, Catanduanes.

Philvolcs said intensity 2 was recorded in Lignon Hill in Legazpi City and intensity 1 in Cabid-an, Sorsogon City.

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Solidum said no damages were recorded.

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